Tag Archives: General Aviation

Measuring Success

by Mark R. Baker President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 In business, we say you can’t manage what you don’t measure. That’s true no matter the goal. At AOPA we’re working … Continue reading

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REP. DARIN LAHOOD FOCUSES ON FACILITATING ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH AVIATION

Rep. LaHood Hosts General Aviation Roundtable PEORIA, IL— Today Congressman Darin LaHood hosted a General Aviation Round Table at Mount Hawley Auxiliary Airport to bring together general aviation stakeholders and pilots to discuss the transportation issues facing small airports, rural … Continue reading

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Time To Modernize!

by Mark R. Baker President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine Aug/Sept 2016 We all know the general aviation fleet is getting older. In fact, the average age of a single-engine piston airplane in … Continue reading

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Wag-Aero Launches New Digital Catalog

LYONS, WIS. – Customers can now shop Wag-Aero’s entire 124-page catalog electronically using their smart phone, tablet or computer at onlinecatalog.wagaero.com and see an extensive selection of quality aircraft parts and services. For 55 years, Wag-Aero has been a worldwide … Continue reading

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AOPA Stands Firm In Opposition To User Fees

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is standing firm in its opposition to user fees as FAA reauthorization legislation moves to the full House. The legislation passed out of the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee … Continue reading

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Advocacy & Educating Legislators In The Central Region

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) continues to be hard at work at the state and local level … Continue reading

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General Aviation Being Recognized In State Capitals

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota & South Dakota by Bryan Budds Manager, AOPA Great Lakes Region As you all know, the first half of the year is always a … Continue reading

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GA Groups to Congress: ATC Reform More Than Just User Fees; Request Sufficient Time to Review and Debate Bill

Washington, DC, January 19, 2016 – With Congress preparing to consider FAA reauthorization legislation this session, a host of general aviation association leaders today joined together to send letters to House transportation leaders underscoring “real and longstanding concerns” regarding a concept … Continue reading

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General Aviation Means Business!

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region We all know that general aviation (or simply “GA” as we often call it) offers a uniquely efficient means … Continue reading

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The Airport Paradox

by Dan McDowell When aviation is discussed in many communities and even on social media, it is the airlines that become the greater part of the conversations. General aviation (GA), if mentioned at all, is too often spoken about in … Continue reading

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